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And the winner is ... MN Girls' Basketball Hub Top Performer unveiled

By Nick Gerhardt, SportsEngine, 02/25/18, 12:00PM CST


See who fans voted as the top performer for Feb. 12-17

Players are considered for the Top Performer poll only if their stats are entered on the MN Girls' Basketball Hub by 10 a.m. on Sundays. If any coaches or members of their coaching staff would like to be set up to enter stats, please email mnhubs@sportngin.com.

Fans' choice for Top Performer

Erin Lamb, Stewartville. Lamb scored 45 points, including her 1,000th career point in a 78-46 victory over Pine Island on Feb. 16. She also finished with three three-pointers.

Top Performer candidates

Kristi Fett, Lyle/Pacelli. Fett led the Athletics, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A by Minnesota Basketball News, scoring a game-high 36 points and tallying 18 rebounds on Feb. 15 against Grand Meadow in a 61-47 victory.

Lily Orazem, Isle. Orazem continued a torrid scoring stretch to finish with 41 points in a 75-44 win over Wrenshall on Feb. 13.

Emma Kniefel, Medford. Kniefel scored 31 points and went 12-for-12 from the free-throw line Feb. 16 against Waterville-Elysian-Morristown to go with 11 rebounds. Kniefel also hit the game-winning shot for Medford Feb. 12 in a 60-58 victory against Jordan while adding 11 rebounds and four steals.

Haley Hungerholt, LeRoy-Ostrander. Hungerholt scored a career-high 40 points and exceeded 2,000 career points last week. Hungerholt finished with 23 points against Spring Grove in a 75-38 loss on Feb. 17.

Sara Scalia, Stillwater. Scalia had games of 29 and 32 points last week for the Ponies. Scalia knocked down seven three-pointers in a 77-73 loss to White Bear Lake on Feb. 13; and went for 32 points on Feb. 16 in an 80-70 win over Mounds View.

Kacie Borowicz, Roseau. Borowicz went 12 of 26 from the field and hit all 12 of her free throws, giving her 36 points against Thief River Falls in a 72-51 victory on Feb. 13.

Monika Czinano, Watertown-Mayer. Czinano scored 33 points to knock off rival Glencoe-Silver Lake 81-77 on Feb. 13. The win came in the midst of a six-game winning streak for the No. 12-2A Royals.

Jordan Zrust, Buffalo. Zrust scored a game-high 35 points Feb. 17 against Chisago Lakes in a 74-62 win.

Carmen Backes, Chisago Lakes. Backes led the Wildcats with 31 points in a 74-62 loss to Buffalo on Feb. 17. Backes also had 26 against Cambridge-Isanti Feb. 15 in a 59-52 loss.

*Stats and records as of Feb. 18.

MN Girls' Basketball Hub poll is based on opinion and only for entertainment.

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